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Lundy, Hamilton propel Solano to women’s basketball win

By From page B6 | January 10, 2014

UKIAH — Denisha Lundy poured in 19 points, including four 3-pointers, as the Solano Community College women’s basketball team opened up a 14-0 lead en route to a 91-63 Bay Valley Conference victory over Mendocino, Thursday.

Taylor Hamilton added 17 points for the Falcons (13-4, 4-0 BVC), while Ariel Clay had 10 and Justice Robinson eight.

“We broke out of the gate 14-0,” Solano coach Matt Borchert said. “Mendocino had to call two timeouts and we kind of rolled from there.”

The Falcons led 49-32 at the half and extended it to the final 28-point margin.

“Our ball movement was awesome,” Borchert said. “They started in man-to-man (defense) and quickly went to a zone. We shot it really well. Our pressure defense bothered them quite a bit.”

Solano next plays Los Medanos of Pittsburg, Saturday, at 5:30 p.m., on City Youth Sports Night. Youth who wear their city league or AAU team jersey will get in for free.

JC men’s basketball

Falcons lose late on road to Eagles

UKIAH — The Solano Community College men’s basketball team gave up a buzzer-beating basket in a 58-57 Bay Valley Conference loss to Mendocino, Thursday.

Tim Mohr paced the Falcons (5-10, 1-3 BVC) with 10 points, while Jamarae Moss and Corey Doran each netted nine points and Tahron Morrison had eight points and nine rebounds

Solano trailed 29-24 at the half before taking a lead it ultimately couldn’t hold.

The Falcons host Los Medanos on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

VACAVILLE — Chandler Stone scored 12 points and Phil Kennedy added 11, but the Buckingham Charter boys basketball team had to wait until a potential game-tying 30-footer rattled out before celebrating a 43-40 Sacramento Metro Athletic League win over Sacramento Adventist, Thursday.

Kenton DeWald contributed eight points and six rebounds for the Knights (7-4, 2-0 SMAL), while Emilio Valcareco came off the bench to snare six rebounds and provide solid defense.

“It was a team effort tonight, offensively and defensively,” Buckingham coach Dan Curry said. “The kids played together, great chemistry.”

The Knights next play at Esparto on Saturday at 2 p.m.

Fairfield JV 58, El Camino 54: At Fairfield, Terrell Russell tossed in 26 points to lead the Falcons, while Cameron Ross-Reed had eight and Syncere Rose seven.

Daily Republic staff

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